Food & Beverage Regulatory Consultant, Russian speaking

Who we are
Science Group provides independent advisory and advanced product development services focused on science and technology initiatives. Our specialist companies, Leatherhead Food Research, Sagentia Innovation, TSG and Frontier Smart Technologies collaborate closely with their clients in key vertical markets to deliver clear returns on technology and R&D investments
Leatherhead Food Research provides expertise and support to the global food and beverage sector. We provide practical solutions that cover all stages of a product’s lifecycle from consumer insight, ingredient innovation and sensory testing to food safety consultancy and global regulatory advice. The Regulatory Department provides members and clients with an unparalleled global food and beverage regulatory advisory service covering more than 160 countries. Our services include assessing the legal compliance of all aspects of their products. In growing our business we look for exceptional, hard-working and hands-on individuals who will flourish in a dynamic and stimulating environment.

The opportunity
We are recruiting a Regulatory Consultant to join our expanding regulatory team as a F&B Regulatory Consultant, Russian speaking. The role is for someone with a minimum 7 years technical regulatory experience gained from working in industry, a regulatory authority or a consultancy. You will provide expert regulatory input to consultancy projects for the global food and beverage industry. The role will be based at our Great Burgh office with some travel as appropriate, however, other Science Group offices can be considered.

Key responsibilities
• Demonstrating excellent knowledge of legislation in Russian speaking and surrounding markets (e.g. Ukraine and Bulgaria) and EU to provide an outstanding service and advice in response to all member enquiries, projects, publications and training courses from our member clients and companies.
• Propose and manage regulatory projects
• Mentor junior teammates
• Working closely with the business development team in response to requests of regulatory projects to understand clients’ needs and write proposals.

Experience & qualifications
• Fluency in Russian and English is essential
• Regulatory affairs experience in EU and Russia
• Excellent interpretation skills
• Excellent customer service
• Flexible and able to accept and work with change
• A proactive, positive and enthusiastic “can do” attitude
• Confident presentation skills
• Ability to effectively build working relationships with colleagues, clients and external contacts to promote Leatherhead’s regulatory expertise

Career development
We are committed to supporting employees and make a focussed effort to offer bespoke training to allow each individual to thrive within their environment and realise personal potential.

Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

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